Author Topic: Shorter rods for the OF1400  (Read 2331 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline Jesse Cloud

  • Posts: 1709
  • Festooling at the end of a dirt road in New Mexico
Shorter rods for the OF1400
« on: May 16, 2007, 04:21 PM »
The OF1400 router uses two steel rods attached to the base to connect it to the guide rail or to mount a parallel guide or a dust extractor that can be used with the VS600.  I wish they came in a shorter version, too.  The current ones are awkward when used with he VS600 and the dust extractor.

Yeah, I know, I could buy a second pair and hacksaw them down, but I'm lazy and busy (bad combination ::).

Festool USA does not pre-approve the contents of this website nor endorse the application or use of any Festool product in any way other than in the manner described in the Festool Instruction Manual. To reduce the risk of serious injury and/or damage to your Festool product, always read, understand and follow all warnings and instructions in your Festool product's Instruction Manual. Although Festool strives for accuracy in the website material, the website may contain inaccuracies. Festool makes no representations about the accuracy, reliability, completeness or timeliness of the material on this website or about the results to be obtained from using the website. Festool and its affiliates cannot be responsible for improper postings or your reliance on the website's material. Your use of any material contained on this website is entirely at your own risk. The content contained on this site is provided for informational purposes only and does not constitute professional advice.


Offline greg mann

  • Posts: 1832
Re: Shorter rods for the OF1400
« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2007, 05:19 PM »
Jesse,

How short do you want them? Odds are the next guy will want another inch more than you. ;D ;D ;D
Greg Mann
Oakland, Michigan

Offline Dan Lyke

  • Posts: 324
    • Flutterby.net
Re: Shorter rods for the OF1400
« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2007, 05:38 PM »
I always have 1/4" rod lying around, and if you're really lazy you could break out the angle iron, but even a hacksaw will take that apart in less time than it took you to type that query, and 1/4" rod is a little small, but should still work with everything.
Accomplished computer geek, novice woodworker, road cyclist, in Sonoma county, northern California.